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Funding Opportunities

We’ll be updating this page regularly with opportunities that we are aware of for local organisations seeking funding for projects connected to community, wellbeing, sports, heritage, local business, sustainability and environment.

You can find additional funding information here:

South Hams grant and funding opportunities see https://www.southhams.gov.uk/article/3854/Community-Grants-Funding

Devon County Council latest information on funding opportunities for businesses and communities in Devon see https://www.devon.gov.uk/fundingnews/

Community and Wellbeing Grants

Name of OrganisationName of GrantWho can applyAmountLinkClosing date
The Forrester Family TrustSmall Grants ProgrammeRegistered charities in England and WalesUp to £5,000https://theforresterfamilytrust.org/apply-for-a-grant/  30 September 2023
The Hedley Foundation Limited Smaller UK registered charities working with the elderly, people with a mental or physical disability, those who are terminally ill, young people and social welfare projects, including those that benefit carers, the homeless and ex-offenders.Up to £5,000https://www.hedleyfoundation.org.uk/impact  28 October 2023
The Fine and Country Foundation Registered charities and housing associations working in the areas of homelessness and poverty prevention in the UK and overseas.Up to £3,000https://www.fineandcountryfoundation.com/post-grant-application-process-1510576655  31 October 2023
The Asda FoundationCost of Living GrantLocally based not for profit organisations£500-£2,000https://www.asdafoundation.org/foundation-grants  3 November 2023
The Asda FoundationEmpowering Local CommunitiesLocal community groups£500-£1,500https://www.asdafoundation.org/foundation-grants  3 November 2023
The Asda FoundationUnder 18s better start grantsNot-for-profit local community organisations across the UK£500-£1,500https://www.asdafoundation.org/foundation-grants  3 November 2023
Devon Community Foundation2023 Police and Crime Commissioner’s Community Grant scheme  Voluntary and community sector organisationsUp to £2,000https://devoncf.com/grants/pcc-grants/  31 October 2023
Hospice UkDying Matters Community GrantsMembers of Hospice UK working in partnership with grassroots community organisations and individuals in the creative sector to deliver arts and cultural projects that have the ability to unlock conversations about dying, death and grief in new and creative ways.Between £5,000 and £8,000https://www.hospiceuk.org/our-campaigns/dying-matters/dying-matters-community-grants-programme  24 November 2023
Oli Leigh Trust UK registered charities and not-for-profit organisations working in the area of suicide prevention and mental health among children and young people.Grants usually range between £500 and £5,000https://www.theolileightrust.org/#/  30 November 2023
The Baily Thomas Charitable FundGrants for the care and relief of young people and adults with learning disabilities in the UK.UK registered charities and exempt charities such as universities, schools, Parent Teacher Associations, and Industrial & Provident Societies.Grants available for Under £10,000 and over £10,000https://www.bailythomas.org.uk/grants/general-programme  Smaller grants any time. Larger grant deadline 1 December 2023
The W G Edwards Charitable Foundation UK registered charities with an annual turnover of under £100,000 that are supporting older people aged 65 and over.Capital grants of between £1,000 and £3,000https://www.wgedwardscharitablefoundation.org.uk/  10 December 2023
Oliver Stanley Charitable Trust UK registered charities working in the UK and/or overseas for a broad range of charitable activities, including the relief of poverty, medical research, education and the artsBetween £1,000 and £4,000https://register-of-charities.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-search/-/charity-details/1022815/charity-overview  Applications may be made any time in writing.

Environment and Sustainability

Name of OrganisationName of GrantWho can applyAmountLinkClosing Date
Devon County CouncilFree Tree SchemeLandowners and communities within Devon45 Treeshttps://www.devon.gov.uk/environment/landscape/trees-and-woodland/emergency-tree-fund  27 September 2023
Naturesave TrustSustainable FashionUK registered charities, small grassroots community organisations and social enterprises. Businesses may also apply for a grant.£500 – £5,000https://www.naturesave.co.uk/naturesave-trust/  31 October 2023
The Tree CouncilBranching Out FundUK constituted community groups, schools, parish and town councils, tree warden networks £200 – £2,500https://treecouncil.org.uk/what-we-do/planting-and-care/our-grants/  3 December 2023
The Gardening with Disabilities Trust Registered charities and individuals across the UK to enable people with a disability to take an active part in gardening and other leisure activities.Small Grantshttps://www.gardeningwithdisabilitiestrust.org.uk/services/giving-grants/  Applications may be made any time.


Name of OrganisationName of GrantWho can applyAmountLinkClosing Date
The Primary ClubThe James FundUK clubs and organisations to provide sporting and/or recreational activities for people who are blind or visually impaired/partially sighted.Up to £25,000 (but likely to average £4,000)https://www.primaryclub.org/  31 October 2023


Name of OrganisationName of GrantWho can applyAmountLinkClosing Date
The Four Nations International Fund Creative sector organisations and individuals in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to establish international partnership across Europe and further afield for development and co-creation arts projects.Between £1,000 and £7,500https://www.creativescotland.com/funding/funding-programmes/targeted-funding/four-nations-international-fund  28 September 2023
The Freelands FoundationAutumn 2023 FundAvailable across the UK for innovative programmes that build collaborative relationships between schools and visual art organisations through projects that place teachers at the heart of creative approaches to art education.Between £50,000 and £100,000https://freelandsfoundation.co.uk/funding  20 November 2023
The Victoria Wood FoundationA Charity supporting the Arts in the UK.UK arts organisations. Up to £5,000https://victoriawoodfoundation.org.uk/  December 2023


Name of OrganisationName of GrantWho can applyAmountLinkClosing Date
The Castle Studies Trust Not-for-profit organisations, including local authorities, and individuals in the UK.Up to £10,000https://castlestudiestrust.org/  1 December 2023
The Wolfson FoundationHistoric Christian Churches Fabric Repair Grants Medium Grant ProgrammeChurch buildings of all Christian denomination.The church building must be of heritage significance and listed Grade I or II* in England and Wales, Grade A or B+ listed in Northern Ireland, and Grade A or B listed in Scotland.Up to £10,000https://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/get-support/grants/medium-grants  11 December 2023
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Tue 19th September 2023